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with the technology knowledge. 1:26a.m. someone cut fiberoptic cables. first knocking out several 911 dispatch systems including gilroy's emergency police line which is still now. a moment later another cable cut sent phone and data systems down. >> they knew where to go for the fiberoptic, they knew where to cut. they also were able to take out very critical parts of the pg & e substation. >> reporter: the attacker used a high powered rifle, 30 to 40 shots. severely damaging five transmission banks at the sub station. pg & e said no one lost power. but they're asking the south bay to conserve power at least through midnight tonight as a precaution. reporting live in santa clara county, john fowler. >>> more sunshine and even warmerweather. i'll detail how high temperatures will climb. >> what goes on where your food is prepared. the app that will help you uncover your favorite restaurant's dirty little secret. >>> is the bombing in boston a wake up call for the bay area. >> if a natural disaster or terrorist attack happened here in the bay area. are the cities preparedded? i'll tell you the first rer
is business and technology. just over a week ago he covered the first robotics competition in san jose. it's where some of the best and brightest high schoolers show off what they can really do. >> a lot of them come from schools you'd expect but one rookie team came out of nowhere and you won't believe where they are headed next. our gavin thomas picks up the story and talks about our bay area proud series. >> reporter: when mikayla brant walked into apollo high school on her first ever day as a teacher, she said she had one goal, not get eaten alive. apollo is a continuation school, the place for students who weren't doing well or going at all to their regular high school. the kids though, mikayla says, surprised her and together they're surprising a lot of others. their accomplishment is tonight's "bay area proud." >> reporter: the very first, first robotics competition was held more than 20 years ago, which means a lot of the teams at this month's regional in san jose have lots of experience. >> the robot in charge of the pneumatic pressure. >> reporter: the apollo high school illumina
have -- and again, it's technology smaller than a hockey puck. people see them if they are aware of them. the little dome can often contain three or four camera heads, sometimes l.e.d. lighting at night. >> this is a radical change from five years ago. all of our cities are wired. some are the official cameras for the boston police department. but almost every business and every person. that's why officials came out early on and said preserve it it. otherwise, those businesses might ordinarily lose that after a couple days. so it needs to be preserved, get to the government. it it takes i'm to get through all that. once you know about the location, and once you know the timeframe, officials can get through that rel relatively rapidly. >> quite extraordinary yesterday. people taking the air shuttle and flying from boston logan to let's say new york were stopped. heard an announcement. before you leave here, ask yourself, do you have any evidence? did you take any pictures of the marathon? i arrived at the amtrak station yesterday and heard the annou e announcements for outgoing p
technology meltdown left thousand passengers stranded yesterday. kron fours mike pelton is live from sfo with an update this morning. >> take a look at some of the video you can see long lines and a lot of canceled flights. a computer failure forced the airline to ground all flights frosfor several hours. the problem was fixed yesterday afternoon because they big back up and passengers unhappy. >> at this point i am waiting and i can't to the counter to find out what can be done. they said we're working on--i came to the counter >> everyone is just dealing with it. it is late. i cannot fight it. i cannot do anything about it. >> what did later cancelled? >> it was delayed. probably another for five hours. >> we do have calls into the airport to the manager they will be able to tell us the status of the american airline flights at sfo. when we get the update will pass along. i can tell you by walking to the terminal looking at the flight boards it appears that a lot of the american airline flights are on time this morning. want to chicago and went to boston it look like they are 45 minute
crossed. tens of thousands were stranded yesterday by a large technology meltdown. the airline is hoping for near normal operations today. we are in washington, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen, a huge mess for american airlines. their systems are up and running this morning but the impact of the massive computer meltdown is still being felt today and some are even experiencing long lines at american airlines counters this morning. >> american airlines hopes to get the planes off the ground today but will not be running at full speed saying they fix add problem with the computer network that left tens of thousands of passengers stranded. still, there is a backlog after they ground all of the planes. >> waiting to see what is happen ing. we don't know what will happen. >> from dallas to chicago to miami, planes sat on the tarmac and passengers waited in long lines. in all, 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds more were delayed. >> the positive aspect is everyone has been pleasant. not so great is we have no idea when we will get home. >> the computer meltdown left agents
facebook worked hard to get a provision in the reform bill that will be helpful to technology companies. the proposed new rules would allow facebook and other high- tech companies to avoid a requirement that they make a good faith effort to recruit americans for jobs before hiring foreign workers. the high-tech industry has long complained about a shortage of qualified engineers and other high-skilled workers here in the u.s. >>> america is footing most of the bill when it comes to overseas military bases. the senate armed services committee has found the u.s. is paying $10 billion a year to operate bases in countries including germany, japan and south korea. the report outlines problems in getting compensations from other countries and the pentagon may close some bases to save money. >>> the distinguished warfare medal was approved by leon panetta, and some lawmakers were concerned that the medal would be placed above those for battlefield valor. chuck hagel nixed the medal in favor of in addition to existing medals. >>> he's trying to rebuild a tainted political career. but now mark s
fire safety technologies. and improve the level of operating redundancy. this will be on all 24 of their ships as this, they say will expand the availability of postal services for the comfort of guest. this is if the ship was power. they had bad publicity what they had those accidents when the power was out and customers were left with a pretty bad vacation. there are hoping this will improve again and they will get good princely. policy. >> let us take a live look at the reopening of the exploratoryium . >> located now at pier 15 where they are during the ceremony to kick it off. we will be right back. >> that is it for this morning. a lot of new developments happening in the wake of the bombings of the marathon in boston. stay tuned for the 24/7 news channel for the latest. as was our web site kron4.com , facebook and twitter pages as an aberration become available. >> dr.
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